State Court of Douglas County

The Clerk of State Court is the custodian of records for State Court of Douglas County, which includes criminal misdemeanor, civil cases and traffic citations.

Criminal & Civil Cases

Criminal misdemeanor and civil cases are filed and maintained in the Clerk of State Court office. Each case is assigned a number and judge. Each criminal case could have more than one defendant and numerous charges. Each civil case could have numerous parties as plaintiff or defendant.

The Solicitor General’s Office, the Public Defender’s Office, private attorneys, plaintiffs or defendants will file all original documents pertaining to the case in the Clerk of State Court of Douglas County. Once a criminal case is sentenced or closed, the office processes the necessary paperwork to send to the applicable State agency.

Judges & Court Staff

Each of the judges who staff the bench is elected to four-year terms of office.

  • Chief Judge Eddie Barker
  • Judge Brian K. Fortner
  • Annetta Danley Stembridge, Clerk of State Court

Location & Contact Information

8700 Hospital Drive
Douglasville, GA 30134

Phone: 770-489-5232
Civil Case Documents / Case Filing: 770-489-3908


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